Refuge Ceremony and the Practice of Going for Refuge


Saturday, March 23
10:00am - 4:15pm
with Kadam Morten
Everybody Welcome!

We know from experience that the everyday things of this world – our jobs, relationships, possessions, status, etc. – cannot supply us with real security or happiness. All of these things are fleeting. Finally, they vanish altogether. Establishing inner refuge in our mind and heart is the foundation for experiencing freedom and joy here and now….and on into the future.

In this course Kadam Morten will explain the deeply enriching practice of going for refuge to Buddha, Dharma and Sangha everyday, the means whereby we enter into Buddhist practice. The day will include a Refuge Ceremony, for those who wish to receive the special blessings of refuge and to formally become a Buddhist.

Kadam Morten is a senior disciple of renowned teacher and author Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. He is the National Spiritual Director and principal teacher at the largest meditation center in New York City (NYC Kadampa Meditation Center). Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through his gentle and joyful approach and his peaceful example, he has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.